23 Assisted Living Facilities in Pittsford, NY

Highlands at Pittsford

300 Hahnemann Trail, Pittsford, NY
Keith: "I visited Heathwood in Penfield. They have a home theater, they take the residents out on field trips, and they also have a game room and dining facilities. They have a van that takes you wherever you want to go, like the doctors' or the g... (read more)
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Heather Heights

160 West Jefferson Road, Pittsford, NY
Mark P.: "Heather Heights is a very nice place, clean, well taken care of, and they seem to do a good job with the people who are in there. Mom's private deluxe suite was completely remodeled, has an all new sink, toilet, brand-new hardwood floors, ... (read more)
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One Sinclair Drive, Pittsford, NY
Sandy28: "I don't know exactly what to say about Cloverwood Senior Living. It's working out nicely for my mother. The care is good and she's adapting well. It's convenient for me to get to her. She has a one-bedroom apartment that's really nice. She... (read more)
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Atria Penfield

2006 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY
Andrew: "Atria Penfield looked immaculate. They showed me two different available rooms; one was overlooking the atrium outside, and the other one was a bigger room. Both of them were very clean. The staff was wonderful, answered all the questions,... (read more)
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The Landing of Brighton

1350 Westfall Road, Rochester, NY
The Landing of Brighton, a premier assisted living facility in Rochester, New York, is conveniently located near I-590, Highland Hospital and numerous parks, including Buckland Park. The facility receives high praise for its friendly staff ... (read more)
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Baywinde Senior Living

100 & 200 Kidd Castle Way, Webster, NY
Mary: "What stood out the most at Sage Harbour at Baywinde was there were people -- both residents and staff members -- out and about doing things everywhere. There were a lot of activities going on and the people were very involved. The nursing ... (read more)
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Brookdale Fairport

7 Chardonnay Drive, Fairport, NY
Stephen: "I chose Brookdale Fairport because of the dedicated staff. I met several of the residents, and I have a friend who has been there for two years who enjoys it and seems well taken care of. The food is very good. My mother has dietary proble... (read more)
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St. Ann’s Community

1500 Portland Avenue , Rochester, NY
Since 1873, St. Ann’s Community has provided all levels of senior care in Rochester, New York. From adult day care and independent living to memory care and assisted living, St. Ann's provides both long and short-term arrangements. Visitors... (read more)
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The Northfield

4560 Nine Mile Point Road, Fairport, NY
Relative 555761064: "The Northfield was a very nice facility. The staff was very good and accommodating, and we may use them in the future. The rooms were lovely and bigger than what we needed. "
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Heathwood Assisted Living at Penfield

100 Elderwood Court, Penfield, NY
Keith: "I visited Heathwood in Penfield. They have a home theater, they take the residents out on field trips, and they also have a game room and dining facilities. They have a van that takes you wherever you want to go, like at the doctors' or th... (read more)
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Episcopal SeniorLife Communities

110 Dalaker Drive, Rochester, NY
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities is located on the scenic banks of Rochester's Genesee River, close to the city's parks and walking trails. Visitors note that the facility has adequate staffing levels, and praise the team for the individual... (read more)
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Fairport Baptist Homes

4646 Nine Miles Point Road, Fairport, NY
Tom327348: "Fairport Baptist Homes was just nice. People seemed nice, the menus were fine, everybody seemed good, and it seemed to be updated quite a bit. They had activities going on all day like different groups and games, and it seemed to be a nice... (read more)
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Linden House

209 Linden Street, Rochester, NY
Linden House is nestled in the quaint city of Rochester, New York and is close to a number of shopping malls and medical facilities. Residents and visitors appreciate this facility for its homey atmosphere, the small number of residents and... (read more)
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Wolk Manor Enriched Living Center

4000 Summit Circle Drive, Rochester, NY
Wolk Manor Enriched Living Center is located in Rochester, New York. It's easily accessible from I-590 and only a short distance from Veteran's Center Hospital and Meridian Centre Park. Family and loved ones appreciate the state-of-the-art ... (read more)
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St. John's Meadows

1 Johnsarbor Drive West, Rochester, NY
The serene charm of a Meadows country-like setting draws visitors into a senior community bustling with vitality and opportunity. More than 400 active seniors plus friendly, knowledgeable staff make up St. John's Meadows, offering independe... (read more)
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Legacy at Grande‘Vie

2140 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY
Heather: "We were not pleased with Legacy at Grande'Vie. It was good the first year my mother was there, but then they were bought out by a corporation and things went downhill pretty badly pretty quickly. They contract out for all of their staffing... (read more)
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Rochester Presbyterian Home - The Homestead

256 Thurston Road, Rochester, NY
Debby681317: "My dad stayed at Rochester Presbyterian in their memory care unit. It's a very well-run, clean facility. Their elevators were locked down, and the security was extremely great. The food looked very good and healthy. Their staff was very fr... (read more)
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Woodcrest Commons

4455 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY
Pat, Mike and Maggie: "Our Mom was a resident at the Woodcrest Commons for four years. The many friendships she developed during that time helped to make her stay an enjoyable one. The administration staff, nursing staff, events and activities provide a fun an... (read more)
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Brentland Woods

3831 East Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY
Kristine302664: "My mother is in Brentland Woods. I like that the staff is very friendly. The facility is very clean. Everyone is professional. They have exercise classes. They have people that come in and sing. They have puzzles that people work on in the... (read more)
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Shire at Culverton Adult Home

2515 Culver Road, Rochester, NY
toddandrew: "I have a family member that resides at the Shire the staff is friendly and caring for my family member. They are remodeling the rooms and other parts of the facility. My family member is happy living at the Shire."
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Pittsford

Located just south of Rochester, New York, Pittsford is an unofficial suburb of the large upstate city. The town is known for its Greenprint plan, which preserves open spaces for residents. Over 19 percent of the population of the Pittsford are 60 years or older, and there are 23 assisted living facilities in the Pittsford area. The New York Department of Health has registered and licensed all of these facilities and regulates them under strict laws and guidelines.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Pittsford

  • Pittsford’s weather is known for having a lot of snow, much like the rest of Upstate New York. It averages 78 inches of snow per year with a January low of 18 degrees. The other seasons are much milder, with summer highs topping off at 81 degrees.

  • The air quality in the Pittsford area is pretty good year-round, though some pollution from Rochester can downgrade it, depending on which way the wind is blowing off nearby Lake Ontario. However, an American Lung Association’s recent report shows the overall air quality in the area has been getting progressively better over the past few years.

  • The cost of living in Pittsford, 114.9, is higher than the national average of 100 but lower than the New York state average of 122. Housing has the highest average cost at $273,100, but other regular necessities like health care, utilities, and transportation are also higher than the national mean of 100.

  • Pittsford has very little crime to speak of, due to the fact that it’s a suburb in a safer area of Rochester. Its crime rate doesn’t even register in violent crime comparison charts, making it one of the safest places to live in America.

  • Private services like Home Instead Senior Care can transport seniors around the Pittsford and Rochester area for a relatively low cost. However, there are also a number of independent drivers in the area who will help drive seniors from place to place.
  • The Pittsford area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in the nearby city of Rochester.

Paying for Assisted Living in Pittsford

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in New York

$4,000.00 US
$3,699.00 Webster
$3,475.00 Fairport
$3,418.00 Rochester
$3,140.00 Penfield

Assisted Living costs in Pittsford start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Pittsford and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Pittsford

For seniors who need financial assistance with assisted living the state of New York offers an Assisted Living Program

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in New York page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in New York page.

Free Assisted Living Resources in Pittsford

Pittsford and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Pittsford

Pittsford-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in New York are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in New York page for more information about these laws.